Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos Starts Getting Android 4.4.2 KiKat Update in India

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Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos Starts Getting Android 4.4.2 KiKat Update in India
Samsung has started rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for the Galaxy Grand 2 Duos in India. The smartphone was launched in January with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.

The Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is 361MB in size and is available over-the-air, as well as via Samsung Kies app. Users can also manually check by going to Settings > About Phone > Software update.

(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Review | Pictures)

The update roll out was reported by a user on XDA forum, and confirmed by multiple NDTV Gadgets readers via comments. From the official change-log, the KiKat update along with improved user interface and performance enhancements, will also include album art on lock-screen, camera shortcut on lock-screen, support for emojis, new launcher settings, wireless-print support and more.

Earlier this month, a leaked update schedule acquired by an insider from Samsung India suggested that the Android KitKat update for the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy Mega 5.8, Galaxy Mega 6.3, and Galaxy Note 3 Neo is in final phase and will be rolled out in July.

Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos is a dual-SIM device with support for GSM+GSM that is a successor to the Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos. It features a 5.2-inch HD TFT display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor alongside 1.5GB of RAM. It sports an 8-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash and a 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 8GB inbuilt storage, which is further expandable up to 64GB via microSD card.

(Also see: Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos vs. Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos)

Connectivity options on the Galaxy Grand 2 Duos include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB and 3G (HSPA+). The smartphone measures 146.8x75.3x8.9mm and weighs about 163 grams. The Galaxy Grand 2 Duos packs a 2600mAh battery.
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Good screen
  • Great camera
  • Plenty of useful Android customisations
  • Value for money
  • Bad
  • Average battery life
  • Garish design
Display 5.20-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Front Camera 1.9-megapixel
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
RAM 1.5GB
Storage 8GB
Battery Capacity 2600mAh
OS Android 4.3
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
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